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European Manifesto

The European Union is experiencing a deep crisis and is reaping the bitter harvest of its austerity policies. It has become a bureaucratic machine that imposes rules and directives, without any democratic mandate. Throughout the continent, many...
The EU is an executive-run institution, where democratically elected representatives have little or no power. A member of the European Parliament cannot make a proposal for a legal change – unlike in the Dáil. Only the EU Commission can do...
A hard border is totally unacceptable to the majority of the people of Ireland. It would be fundamentally anti-democratic and risks increasing sectarian tensions on the island. Only the dinosaurs of the Democratic Unionist Party would welcome it because they...
Thatcherite economic policies are locked into the EU, and these are used as a cover by local politicians who pretend ‘they have no choice’. These come in rules, directives and treaties and are supposedly backed up with...
While gender equality and equal opportunities between men and women are acknowledged in the EU treaties, EU employment policy and austerity measures have allowed women’s inequality to persist. EU austerity has resulted in cuts in public spending that...
The prospect of an EU army is becoming more frighteningly real – and must be opposed. In June 2016, the EU Commission issued a document titled ‘A Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign and Security Policy’. It claimed that...
Almost everyone has heard of Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall to stop migrants entering the United States from Mexico. But there has been little focus on how the EU has deliberately turned the Mediterranean into a watery grave...

European Manifesto

A Europe For The People– Not The Corporations

The European Union is experiencing a deep crisis and is reaping the bitter harvest of its austerity policies. It has become a bureaucratic machine...

Addressing The Democratic Deficit

The EU is an executive-run institution, where democratically elected representatives have little or no power. A member of the European Parliament cannot make a...

Brexit

A hard border is totally unacceptable to the majority of the people of Ireland. It would be fundamentally anti-democratic and risks increasing sectarian tensions...

Breaking From Neoliberalism & Austerity

Thatcherite economic policies are locked into the EU, and these are used as a cover by local politicians who pretend ‘they have no choice’.

Opposing EU Austerity, Women’s Inequality & The Gender Pay Gap

While gender equality and equal opportunities between men and women are acknowledged in the EU treaties, EU employment policy and austerity measures have allowed...

Against Militarisation: No EU Army– Get Out Of Pesco

The prospect of an EU army is becoming more frighteningly real – and must be opposed. In June 2016, the EU Commission issued a...

Defending Migrants

Almost everyone has heard of Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall to stop migrants entering the United States from Mexico. But there has...